Flowertown Players

The mission of The Flowertown Players, Inc., is to produce and present quality community theater, to encourage and promote educational and literary performing arts projects for all segments of the tri-county population, and to provide a venue for thespians, artists, technicians, and other creative people to practice their crafts. The Theatre on the Square in downtown Summerville was built in 1935 and flourished as a movie house until the early 1960s. Established in 1976, The Flowertown Players bought and renovated the 209-seat theatre. With state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment and special facilities specifically for the disabled, the James F. Dean Community Theatre is listed as part of the Historic District in the National Register of Historic Districts. Since 1976, The Flowertown Players has been the only theatre company in Summerville and the only continuously running community theatre in Dorchester County.


Box Office Phone: (843) 875-9251 http://www.flowertownplayers.org/shows


The James F. Dean Theatre 133 S. Main Street Summerville, SC 29483



(843) 875-9251

Upcoming Shows for Flowertown Players

Start Date: Mar 24 2017 - 8:00pm

Elle Woods appears to have it all but her life is turned upside-down when her boyfriend dumps her to attend Harvard Law School. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard and with the help of her friends and her chihuahua Bruiser, she realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!

Start Date: Jun 15 2017 - 8:00pm

As Macbeth takes power after his prophecy to be King is foretold, guilt and paranoia riddle his brain from his murderous rise to the throne. Shakespeare's thrilling fight for the crown takes the stage with direction by Underground Artistic Director, Erik Brower. Watch as the madness takes hold in this new dark twist on an old classic.

Start Date: Jun 30 2017 - 8:00pm

The Flowertown Players will be reprising the patriotic cabaret, Front Lines to the Home Front, on July 1 & 2 @ 8PM and July 3 @ 3PM. Last year’s script has been updated with some new songs and historical information to keep the show new and exciting. “Last year, Front Lines to the Home Front touched the hearts of many of our local veterans, community members, and those who serve in our armed forces”, said Director Monica Shows.

Start Date: Jul 30 2017 - 7:00pm

Auditions July 30th & 31st @ 7 pm Callbacks Aug. 2nd Prepare 2 contrasting monologues (Contemporary) Sides will be available for anyone without a monologue, but prefer you have one prepared. Auditions will be held in the REHEARSAL HALL in the lobby of Flowertown Players. Show dates: September 14, 15, 16 @ 8pm This will also be used as a competition piece for SCTA & SETC! SCTA: November 2-5 SETC: March 7-11

Start Date: Aug 4 2017 - 8:00pm

Teen rock & roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted. In a publicity stunt arranged by his manager, he chooses an All-American girl, Kim McAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Kim's boyfriend Hugo is not fond of Conrad and seeks to put the pop prince in his place. Hilarity, high-energy dances, and classic songs like, "Put on a Happy Face," bring the 1960's to life for all audiences.

Start Date: Aug 27 2017 - 7:00pm

A dark and dreary night of dramatic retellings of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous works of literature including The Raven, A Tell-Tale Heart, and The Pit and the Pendulum. This show will also include ACLU sign interpreters. Expect performances so dark and terrifying, that they will have your heart beating so hard you'll be sure that it was buried under the floorboards.... ​

Start Date: Aug 27 2017 - 7:00pm

Both adultery and murder are in the air in Dartmoor, England at the stylish weekend retreat of the affluent Derek and Janet Taylor. But we will soon learn that all is never as it seems in this electrifying fame of trickery and misdirection.